Personal Plane Services is one of historic aviation’s great family affairs. For the son of its legendary founder, the combination of restoration, engineering, training, display flying, competition aerobatics and much more besides has made for a stimulating – and full – career

Even in historic aviation, with its many established operators, little can stay the same forever. Just like any other area of business, this one changes fast.

Trends come and go, generations pass the baton from one to another.

That was how Tony Bianchi came to be involved in the first place, initially working for his father Doug in the family firm, and then taking it on himself. It was also how that company, Personal Plane Services, thrived for so long.

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